Urban Nutcracker Auditions


DATE: September 16, 2023

TIMES: 3pm to 4pm - Ages 6 to 11; 4pm to 5pm - Ages 12 & up; 4:45 to 5:45 - Community Adult dancers and Professionals

FEE: $15


dance teacher

Legere Dance Centre is seeking an experienced ballet and jazz teacher to start in September. Interviews will start in June. Please send resume to Call for information 773-2237-1874. Legere Dance Centre is an established dance studio of 25 years. There is very good pay.

Open Auditions (Dance)

"Enter the Jungle" features animals from Ballethnic's signature ballet "The Leopard Tale". 

DATE: January 28, 2023

TIME: 3pm - 4pm (Ages 7 - 12)

             4:15pm - 5:30pm (Teens 13 & up; Community Adult dancers; Professionals; Pointe & Non-pointe)

FEE: $15

Register & pay at Ballethnic

Black Ballet Choreographers Creating

This project is spearheaded by Waverly T. Lucas II with the support of Ballethnic Dance Company Incorporated. It will provide studio space and basic resources for aspiring ballet based choreographers to explore and develop the potential of ballet choreography through fusion, narrative content, and reconstructing and utilizing movements in ways to uplift and expand the ballet experience. Each choreographer will create a work from original compositions from black musicians to be performed live.

The project will begin October 1, 2022 and conclude May 20, 2023.

Submit letter of interest and bio to by September 17, 2022

Urban Nutcracker Auditions (2nd round)

The renowned Holiday Ballet with an urban twist.  The soulful celebration is set on Atlanta’s own Sweet Auburn Avenue in the 1940’s, featuring Reggae Ragdolls, Arabians, Black Russians, the Coca-Cola Pas de Six, along with Mother Spice and her Spice Drops. It is all led by the elegant Brown Sugar and her Chocolatier.

IN-PERSON AUDITIONS: September 17, 2022

AUDITION TIMES: Ages 6 to 11 years - 2:30 to 3:30pm; Ages 12 & up - 3:30 to 4:30pm; Adult Community Dancers - 4:45 to 5:45pm; Professionals - 4:45 to 5:45pm (Please submit headshot, biography & resume to


Ballet Dancers: Female and Male

Ballethnic Dance Company is hiring dancers for its 2022/2023 season that begins in mid September. The contracts are 36 weeks with the opportunity to teach in Ballethnic Academy of Dance and choreograph on the Ballethnic Youth Ensemble which is our pre-professional performing group. Housing available on a first come basis in the Ballethnic Artist's Residence which is located on the Ballethnic Campus walking distance from the studios. The first performances take place in October and consists of potential traveling to Toronto, Canada in January. Performances through out the Spring with the potential for additional work weeks throughout the Summer. Dancers must exhibit solid ballet technique and artistry and be enthusiastic about exploring and expanding the ballet genre.

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